Mark Webster’s brilliant Grand Slam of Darts charge was halted by Raymond van Barneveld in a thrilling quarter-final tussle in Wolverhampton on Friday evening.
Webster, who had seen off world number two Gary Anderson in the previous round, was denied by four fabulous finishes of over 120 from the five-time World Champion.
Welsh star Webster, who reached the semi-finals of the World Grand Prix last month, hit ten 180s and averaged 97 in the match but van Barneveld’s superior finishing got the Dutchman over the line. (more…)
The Welsh star’s charge began on Friday when he booked his place at both the Grand Slam of Darts and the World Series of Darts finals before securing his Players Championship finals spot on Sunday. (more…)
World Champion and world number one Michael van Gerwen will be the star attraction at the Leyland Paints Darts Dazzler, which takes place at the Batley Frontier on Wednesday December 3 at 7.30pm. (more…)
Webster, from Denbigh, will be making his fourth appearance in the World Cup of Darts in Hamburg having gone to the brink of victory in his three previous outings.
Webster, who is sponsored by leading trade paint manufacturer Leyland Paints, reached the final with Barrie Bates in 2010 and has gone to the semi-final in the last two years with Richie Burnett – who he will be teaming up with again in this year’s event. (more…)
The former World Champion had defeated Wes Newton and Ross Smith to reach the last 16 but could not see off the 2010 winner, losing out 10-6 after Waites won the final four legs to progress. (more…)